Jar

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Culture/People
probably Catawba (attributed)
Artist/Maker
attributed to Susannah Harris Owl (Susanna Owl/Mrs. Sampson Owl), Catawba, 1847-1934
Collector
Dr. Frank G. Speck (Frank Gouldsmith Speck/F.G. Speck/FGS), Non-Indian, 1881-1950
Seller
Dr. Frank G. Speck (Frank Gouldsmith Speck/F.G. Speck/FGS), Non-Indian, 1881-1950
Presenter/funding source
Reverend William R. Blackie (W.R. Blackie), Non-Indian, 1870-1946
Object Name
Jar
Media/Materials
Pottery
Techniques
Coiled/hand built
Object Type
Containers and Vessels
Place
North Carolina; USA
Collection History
Collected by anthropologist Frank G. Speck (1881-1950) at an unknown date; purchased by MAI from Frank Speck in 1923 using funds donated by Reverend William R. Blackie (1870-1946, an amateur archaeologist and long-time associate of MAI).
Catalog Number
11/7009
Barcode
117009.000
See related items
Catawba
Containers and Vessels
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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